HE groff (GNU troff) software is a typesetting package which reads plain text mixed with formatting commands and produces formatted output.
The source code of the currently released versions of groff are available at the GNU host (USA) [via FTP], or can be checked out via CVS. Development snapshots (produced twice a day from the CVS repository), and additional contributions, are available through FFII.
Current version is 1.22.2 (07-Feb-2013).
GNU troff is released under the GNU General Public License.
User issues lead:
Technical issues lead: Werner Lemberg.
Groff documentation, provided on your system after you install:
Please also see the README, and other documents
referenced therein, provided with the groff source
(sometimes installed to
online manual, and this page.
Please report bugs using the form in the file BUG-REPORT (provided with the groff source); the idea of this is to make sure that we have all the information we need to fix the bug. At the very least, read the BUG-REPORT form and make sure that you supply all the information that it asks for. Even if you are not sure that something is a bug, report it using BUG-REPORT: this will enable us to determine whether it really is a bug or not.
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Updated: $Date: 2013/02/07 14:34:58 $ $Author: wl $